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. we will see how much. >>> these are gloomy times for stephen strasbourg. we will go live to fairfax where those is training camp is in full swi >>> we have a similar for reader's digest subscribers. people are getting $2,600 checks in the mail, and letter advising them to cash the check and send it to an address in washington state for exchange -- in washington state in exchange for more money. the bank will eventually catch the error. by then, it is too late. reader's digest says it would never ask winners to collect a prize. >>> you never hear a lot of stories about economic prosperity of. >> the number of hispanic business owners has shot up. >> we have seen incredible growth over the last five years. from an hispanic perspective in business, we are part of the community. >> he came here from puerto rico 30 years ago as an intern at the department of labour. today, he owns an i.t. company. he has $14 million in revenue. as an hispanic business owner, he is part of a trend. >> these businesses are growing and growing. >> according to new census data, the number of hispanic-owned b
in calvert county is now canceled. >> good news there. >> 6:48. time for today's politico minute. stephen colbert is getting the cold shoulder from capitol hill. >> james, thanks for being here. so we heard the spoof testimony stephen colbert in character testifying on capitol hill last week. there was already a sentiment among law makers that they have had enough of him and this just accelerated the pending divorce, if you will. >> the last straw. there was a sort of consensus that stephen colbert is not one you want to engage with. and colbert had become famous in part for his segment, know your district. he would do these long seg meantsd make his guests look goofy. now it's harder and harder for him to book almost any member of congress on his show because they know they are just going to end up looking like idiots. >> so we were talking earlier about why he was there in the first place. who invited stephen colbert to testify if so many people are not getting his jokes anymore? >> zock rin a powerful ally of nancy pelosi went on his show the day before the testimony because she was pu
driver apparently did not hear the siren. stephen tschida joins us with the latest from the scene. >> the bus was heading south down 14th street, when the fire truck came through this intersection. tonight, investigators are trying to figure out how this crash haven't -- happened. >> rescue workers loaded up those. more than one dozen on the bus and four firefighters ended up in the hospital. >> i thought he was dead, but i think he is alive. >> the injuries, including that to the bus driver, are not said to be life-threatening. still, those on board described a chaotic and frightening scene after the collision. >> i fall on the floor, so i just woke up, and the guy helping us to get up. >> fire officials say the truck had been dispatched for a pedestrians struck by a vehicle. the crew got a call while producing it in a training session a few blocks away. they say it was not traveling very fast because it had just taken off. >> seconds before. >> they say the sirens sounded right before impact, but it was loud and clear as it approached the intersection. >> i hear the siren, yes,
. >>> jon stewart and stephen colbert coming to the national mall >> . the hosts of the daily show and the colbert report will have dueling rallies. this happens october 30. the event is being called the rally to restore sanity, for jon stewart. and for stephen colbert, the march to keep fera ar alive. >>> one step closer to the world's biggest airline. >> and property is on the rise. john nelson as those stories and more. -- rob nelson. >> the recession pushes the poverty rate to a 15-year high. 44 million americans live in poverty. that is one of seven people. millions north stay above the poverty line because of government benefits and other assistance. the head of the johnson & johnson consumer division is retiring next year. her division is responsible for a string of embarrassing recall which included children's tylenol. gm builds the new ceo thinks it will take several years for taxpayers to get their allowed money back. the remaining $43 billion will be repaid through the company's initial public offering which will be expected later this year. part of that loan being repai
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. it happens in arlington, and montgomery county. >>> stephen colbert is on capitol hill this afternoon. he wrapped up his testimony before the judiciary committee on the subject of march -- migrant farmworkers. he testified in character about what he calls his vast knowledge of the subject. >> congresswomen lofgren asked me to share my vast experience, spending one day as a migrant farm worker. i'm happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this complicated issue. i hope that my star power can't bump this hearing all the way up to cspan-1. >>> he recently spent a day picking vegetables on a farm in new york. >>> global leaders including president obama made in new york city for the united nations general assembly. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is making most of the headlines incurring the wrath of western nations. he has said the u.s. should release eight iranian prisoners being held here much like american hiker who was released last week from iran. >> i don't work with the government. i don't have any control over these things. i don't really have an opinion. i want this to b
nearly 30 years ago. >> stephen slater delivered a profane goodbye speech and slid down the debt side. he will undergo a plea deal and mental evaluation. >> oprah winfrey will be recognized at the kennedy center in november. she has been nominated for both an academy award and a golden globe for her work in the color purple. this comes in the final season of the oprah winfrey show. her final season debuts right here on abc7. >> that season premiere is not to be missed. >> weather-wise, some pretty good stuff here. just give it a day and it will be back like it was over the weekend. a little more heat to deal with in the next couple of days. blue skies and sunshine, temperatures still in the low 90's, but the humidity is awfully low. more like the arizona-type heat. 90 degrees on the campus of howard university. 80 degrees in germantown. southwest breeze at 11 miles per hour the dewpoint is in the 50's and that is a very comfortable combination. on the graphics, let's talk about the pollen count. it was up there today for grass and weeds it was in the moderate range. if you were sneezing -
more than the house. >>> steny hoyer says stephen colbert and barry himself in a hearing before congress on friday. -- embarrassed himself and a hearing before congress on friday. >> 6:47 is your time and let's turn to the politico minute. >>> a. george washington university polls says its troubled times for the white house. >> good morning. >> it sounds like the numbers are bad for the white house all around. it sounds like a large number of voters said they would vote against president obama in 2012. >> only 38% says he deserves reelection which is pretty low. they're asked who they trusted to create jobs and restart the economy and congressional republicans by a 10% margin did better than president obama. he is doing worse than congressional democrats when matched against republicans. voters seem to have more faith in congressional democrats to create jobs than obama. >> it also talked about personality. this shows that his personality is more popular than his policies. what are the other personalities listed here? >> the reason he is hopeful in 2012 and it is so far away it
's one of the topics i discussed with supreme court justice stephen breyer, when he stopped by to discuss his new book, "making our democracy work." i love the title of this new book. "making our democracy work." that's not only the title of the book, but your mission. and you believe for that to happen, people need to understand our institutions and be engaged with them. >> yes. >> how do they do it? >> the first step is to know what it is we do. how your legislature works. how your governor works. how your mayors work. >> you also said something of a mystery. that we built up in our tradition, the norm that when the supreme court decides something, the public tends to follow. >> there's a history in this country, of bad events and marvelous events. and over time, it's led to a general acceptance of the court, of having the last word on most constitutional issues, even when they are wrong. >> that was really tested on the idea. when you were sitting on bush v. gore, the 2000 election, you wrote at the time, you were against it. it was a self-inflicted wound that hurt the court. you also
the check. his message will be take it down a notch, america. and stephen colbert is planning an opposing rally. his march is keep fear alive. >> what would they do without glenn beck? >> i don't know. juju, thanks a lot. and happy birthday, juju. >> thank you. >> happy birthday. >>> time, now, for the weather. let's get back out to queens where we find sam champion. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. it's the kind of neighborhood anybody would look to live in. charming homes. tree-lined streets. these trees have been here for hundreds of years. in those 15 minutes last night, it became a frightening place. let's get to the boards. all of this is clearing away. hopefully they get the damage out in the next few weeks. a look at the northeast. it's cool, dry air that moves in. that's very good news. elsewhere, there's heavy rain in the tip of texas karl, which is mostly a mexico storm. but it could be an inch to two inches of rain, from brownsville, all the way up to corpus christi. >>> is a beautiful friday. the sky is mostly clear. you can see mostly sunny skies and the humidity w
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